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Paradise Lost

A Comparison of “Paradise Lost” and Frankenstein

The most obvious comparison between these two works appears on the title page to Frankenstein, which quotes “Paradise Lost” directly: Did I request the, Maker, from my clay To mould me man? Did I solicit thee From darkness to promote me? (Milton, Book 10, 743-745) Just as Adam, who spoke...

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Satan in Paradise Lost

The characters of Satan in Paradise Lost by John Milton and of Othello in Othello by William Shakespeare are prominent examples of heroes. Interestingly, they represent considerably different views on heroism. Comparing Satan and Othello as heroes can help to understand how the concept of the hero transforms over time...

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Satan As A Hero

Paradise Lost is John Milton’s epic poem about man’s relationship with the divine. The poem is divided into 12 smaller books. In the work, Satan is a main character. In the most common interpretation of the poem, Satan is considered to be an antagonist. However, this position is to take...

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Satan in John Milton’s Paradise Lost

Paradise Lost by John Milton is an epic poem universally considered a masterpiece of English literature. It retells the Old Testament story of the Fall of Man. Interestingly, in this version Satan, who tempted Eve to eat the forbidden fruit, while disguised as a serpent, is not a one-dimensional villain,...

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Paradise Lost: A Detailed Analysis

Q3 .Characterization Of SatanThe poem characterizes Satan as cunning and convincing. The cunning character is emphasized when Satan tricks angel Uriel to an extent of showing him the home to man. Also in the Garden of Eden, Satan's cunningness is shown. Satan is in a position to entering a serpent....

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